enables tight interaction with the native file managers (Explorer on Windows, or Finder on Mac),
and allows you exchange files and directories via the system clipboard, using numerous techniques:
- Cut, copy and paste files and directories from the Project tool window of PhpStorm to a directory in
the file manager, and vice versa, using menu commands and keyboard shortcuts:
|Keyboard shortcut||Function||Use this shortcut to...|
|Ctrl+C; Ctrl+InsertCtrl+C; Ctrl+Insert||Copy||Copy selected text to the Clipboard.|
|Ctrl+X; Shift+DeleteCtrl+X; Shift+Delete||Cut||Cut to the Clipboard.
Ctrl+V; Shift+InsertCtrl+V; Shift+Insert
||Paste||Paste from the Clipboard.
- Move (drag) or copy (CtrlControl+drag) a file or directory from the file manager to a directory in the Project tool window.
- Move (drag) or copy (CtrlControl+drag) a file from the Project tool window to a directory in the file manager.
- Open any file for editing, by dragging it from a file manager to the editor.